Impact of Covid-19 on Operational Response
Like many organisations we are beginning to feel the impact on our ability to deliver our service.
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Support Your Firefighters during COVID–19 by Staying Safe this Halloween
We are asking the community to avoid putting unnecessary pressure on Firefighters during the ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic by keeping themselves safe this Halloween.
Firefighters attend over 6,000 incidents during pandemic
At one point during lockdown Firefighters were responding to a 50% increase in accidental house fires, while there has also been a 76% increase in wildfires.
Health Minister thanks NIFRS staff
The Health Minister has thanked NIFRS staff who have been on the frontline during Covid-19.
NIFRS & DfC agree partnership to provide fire safety advice
We will provide home fire safety advice to everyone receiving a food box, as part of the Department for Communities response to the COVID-19 emergency.
Nearly 50% Increase in Dwelling Fires Last Month, Compared to Same Period Last Year
We are calling on the community to make themselves aware of the potential causes of fire in the home.
DAERA Minister urges halt to prescribed fires to aid stretched emergency services
Farmers and land managers are urged to halt all prescribed burning in a bid to reduce additional pressures on Northern Ireland’s emergency services.
NIFRS asks Community for Support to Save Lives and Fight Back Against COVID-19
31 March 2020 Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has today warned that the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic will lead to significant…
NIFRS announces measures to help keep Firefighters and public safe during Coronavirus pandemic
We have announced a number of measures to help protect employees and maintain our ability to respond to emergency incidents.